2012 MTV Movie Awards Nominees is Out!

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2012 MTV Movie Awards

This year, the MTV Movie Awards is happening on 3 June 2012 at 9pm ET/PT at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California. For the rest of us in Asia, this means that we’ll be watching the MTV Movie Awards live from a TV screen on 4 June 2012 at 9 am (SG/PH/MY/HK/8am ID). Don’t fret if you are have to be at the office/somewhere else, there is a repeat broadcast at 10 pm (SG/HK/PH), 9 pm (ID), 11 pm (MY).

Indie-pop group fun. is the first performer to be confirmed for the star-studded night.

Winner voting is now open for all categories, so click here to cast your votes at the 2012 MTV Movie Awards right now.

Looking at the list of nominees this year, some of my friendships will be put to the test.
Hahaha.

Note: * denotes new category. ** voted on by an Academy of Directors.

MOVIE OF THE YEAR (voting stays live throughout the 2012 Movie Awards ceremony)

  • Bridesmaids
    Director: Paul Feig, Producers: Judd Apatow, Barry Mendel, Clayton Townsend (Universal Pictures)
  • The Hunger Games
    Director: Gary Ross, Producers: Nina Jacobson, Jon Kilik (Lionsgate)
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
    Director: David Yates, Producers: David Heyman, David Barron, J.K. Rowling (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • The Help
    Director: Tate Taylor, Producers: Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan, Brunson Green (DreamWorks)
  • The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1
    Director: Bill Condon, Producers: Karen Rosenfelt, Wyck Godfrey, Stephenie Meyer (Summit Entertainment)

BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE

  • Emma Stone – Crazy, Stupid, Love. (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Emma Watson – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games (Lionsgate)
  • Kristen Wiig – Bridesmaids (Universal Pictures)
  • Rooney Mara – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Sony Pictures)

BEST MALE PERFORMANCE

  • Channing Tatum – The Vow (Sony Pictures)
  • Daniel Radcliffe – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt – 50/50 (Summit Entertainment)
  • Josh Hutcherson – The Hunger Games (Lionsgate)
  • Ryan Gosling – Drive (FilmDistrict)

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE **

  • Elle Fanning – Super 8 (Paramount Pictures)
  • Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids (Universal Pictures)
  • Liam Hemsworth – The Hunger Games (Lionsgate)
  • Rooney Mara – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Sony Pictures)
  • Shailene Woodley – The Descendants (Fox Searchlight)

BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE

  • Jonah Hill – 21 Jump Street (Sony Pictures)
  • Kristen Wiig – Bridesmaids (Universal Pictures)
  • Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids (Universal Pictures)
  • Oliver Cooper – Project X (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Zach Galifianakis – The Hangover Part II (Warner Bros. Pictures)

BEST CAST *

  • 21 Jump Street (Sony Pictures) – Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Dave Franco, Ellie Kemper, Brie Larson
  • Bridesmaids (Universal Pictures) – Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ellie Kemper
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (Warner Bros. Pictures) – Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Tom Felton
  • The Help (DreamWorks) – Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jessica Chastain
  • The Hunger Games (Lionsgate) – Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson, Lenny Kravitz

BEST ON-SCREEN TRANSFORMATION *

  • Collin Farrell – Horrible Bosses (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Elizabeth Banks – The Hunger Games (Lionsgate)
  • Johnny Depp – 21 Jump Street (Sony Pictures)
  • Michelle Williams – My Week with Marilyn (The Weinstein Company)
  • Rooney Mara – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Sony Pictures)

BEST FIGHT

  • Channing Tatum & Jonah Hill vs. Kid Gang – 21 Jump Street (Sony Pictures)
  • Daniel Radcliffe vs. Ralph Fiennes – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Jennifer Lawrence & Josh Hutcherson vs. Alexander Ludwig – The Hunger Games (Lionsgate)
  • Tom Cruise vs. Michael Nyqvist – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (Paramount Pictures)
  • Tom Hardy vs. Joel Edgerton – Warrior (Lionsgate)

BEST KISS

  • Channing Tatum & Rachel McAdams – The Vow (Sony Pictures)
  • Jennifer Lawrence & Josh Hutcherson – The Hunger Games (Lionsgate)
  • Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart – The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (Summit Entertainment)
  • Rupert Grint & Emma Watson – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone – Crazy, Stupid, Love. (Warner Bros. Pictures)

BEST GUT-WRENCHING PERFORMANCE *

  • 21 Jump Street (Sony Pictures) – Jonah Hill & Rob Riggle
    Schmidt shoots Coach Walters in the d#@k
  • Bridesmaids (Universal Pictures) – Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Ellie Kemper
    Food poisoning turns the girls’ dress fitting into a disaster
  • Drive (FilmDistrict) – Ryan Gosling
    Elevator beat-down
  • The Help (DreamWorks) – Bryce Dallas Howard
    Minny gives Hilly a pie she won’t forget
  • Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (Paramount Pictures) – Tom Cruise
    Ethan Hunt scales to new heights

BEST ON-SCREEN DIRTBAG *

  • Bryce Dallas Howard – The Help (DreamWorks)
  • Collin Farrell – Horrible Bosses (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Jennifer Aniston – Horrible Bosses (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Jon Hamm – Bridesmaids (Universal Pictures)
  • Oliver Cooper – Project X (Warner Bros. Pictures)

BEST MUSIC *

  • “The Devil is in the Details,” Chemical Brothers – Hanna (Focus Features)
    Interrogation scene
  • “Impossible,” Figurine – Like Crazy (Paramount Vantage)
    Anna texts Jacob from across the pond
  • “Party Rock Anthem,” LMFAO – 21 Jump Street (Sony Pictures)
    House dance party
  • “Pursuit of Happiness,” Kid Cudi (Steve Aoki Remix) – Project X (Warner Bros. Pictures)
    The party erupts into chaos
  • “A Real Hero,” College w/Electric Youth – Drive (FilmDistrict)
    The Driver takes Irene and her son for a fun ride

Who are you voting for? I’ll give you a hint who I’m voting for… #TeamCullen.

[18 May 2012 | Update]

Wiz Khalifa will be performing during the show!

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